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Bethel University Library : A Guide for Seminary Students

Minnesota Theological Library Association (MTLA)

Bethel Seminary students, faculty, and staff may check out material at Bethlehem College & Seminary, Free Lutheran Bible College & Seminary,  Luther Seminary, St. Paul School of Divinity (Ireland Library), United Seminary and St. John’s University Libraries. See the MTLA website for more information, including library locations and current hours.



ATLA Reciprocal Borrowing Program

Bethel Seminary students may check out material from libraries participating in the ATLA Reciprocal Borrowing Program.  

User Guidelines

  • You must be a patron in good standing at Bethel University Library. This means no overdue books or outstanding charges.
  • You should be prepared to present proof of your current enrollment at Bethel Seminary.
  • You  need to be informed about and abide by the rules and policies of the libraries you use.
  • You must return materials in a timely fashion according to the rules of the lending library.
  • You will assume responsibility for all materials borrowed, including but not limited to, payment for lost/damaged material or overdue fines.

If you have questions about the program, please contact Sandra Oslund at 651-638-6127 or